Sustainable Cities

Estimated cost: R1001 – R5000
Field Of Study: Sustainable Development
Department Name: USB-ED


The overall aim of this module is to introduce course participants to some of the key concepts and trends in the vibrant and fast expanding literature on contemporary urban challenges, including how to make cities more sustainable. This will be done by focussing in particular on urban infrastructures, and the flow of resources through urban systems understood through the lens of urban metabolism. This provides the foundation for dealing with the politics and governance challenges. To provide a comprehensive overview of differential urbanisation trends across the world with specific reference to its environmental impacts and consequences;

Entry Requirement: Professional 3-year Bachelor’s degree/Advanced Diploma or Equivalent Qualification
Certificate Type: Attendance
Delivery Mode: Contact
Duration: 6 days
Presentation Language: English
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Contact Person Phone: (021) 918 4488
Latest Year Offered: 2019